Category: Games Way of Thinking

HUDDLE Sessions are Solution-Focused

A dear friend just made a statement that resonated with me. She said, “Are you problem-centered or solution-centered?” Often, when a problem arises, I will dwell in that problem. Sit on it. Hug it. Share it with my friends. Get up close and personal with it and give it a lot of elbow room in […] more

HUDDLE Sessions and Gamification

In my business, I use the term “games-way-of-thinking” yet I’ve realized the term is essentially a variation on the theory behind gamification which is a concept getting more and more attention lately. Gamification, according to Wikipedia, is “the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context to engage users and solve problems.” […] more

HUDDLE Sessions and Random Acts of Kindness

For over a year I have been holding demo events to test and evaluate a way to connect women and help solve their problems.  They are called HUDDLE Sessions for Creative Problem Solving which are like mini-MasterMinds,  spot-counseling, impromptu business coaching, life coaching in a jar, ad hoc advisory boards, and stand-in best friends.  It’s […] more

Use an Icebreaker To Start an Interview

Want to rattle someone who is set to interview you? Or throw them off base and take over? Initiate an ice breaker activity with them. It’s not something they will expect but it will get the interview off to a fun, perhaps quirky, start. And the conversation will flow easily. I did this recently. Cynthia […] more

Games-Way-of-Thinking is Good for Business

If you supervise people, or work with others on a team, you can learn to use a Games-Way-of-Thinking to avoid or solve problems.  This way of thinking is an alternative to traditional ways of solving problems when they arise.  The problems I refer to here usually involve people (and the issues we all bring along […] more